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Jun 23, 2012Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy
During the Civil War in Kentucky, family lines were often the battle lines.
Created by the Frazier History Museum in Louisville with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Sponsored by Brown-Forman and Forcht Bank and media sponsors WKYT-TV, WLAP-AM and The State Journal.
Open to the public during the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History's regular hours of operation
Location: Keeneland Changing Exhibits Gallery
Runs through Dec 8, 2012
Historical Marker Dedication: Crash of the B-58 "Hustler"
The Kentucky Historical Marker Program, administered by KHS in cooperation with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, commemorates historical sites, events and personalities throughout the state. Through the program, the wealth of Kentucky history is made accessible to the public on markers along the state’s roadways. The markers are on-the-spot history lessons that add drama and interest to the countryside for Kentuckians as well as tourists. They are also available in an online database at www.history.ky.gov
For more information, contact Becky Riddle, Kentucky Historical Marker program coordinator.
Location: 489 Short Pike, Stanford
For more information contact Becky Riddle at 502-564-1792, ext. 4474 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
1:30pm - 5:00pmMuster on the Kentucky: A Bicentennial Commemoration of Kentucky’s Role in the War of 1812Friday, June 22, 2012
1:30 p.m. – Opening Ceremony at the State War Memorial, Frankfort Cemetery
3:00 – Dedication of Sailing Master James Miller Trail, Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill
3:30 to 4:30 – Living History Demonstrations, Leslie Morris Park on
7:00 – Dinner Session Capital Plaza Hotel
Saturday, June 23, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Living History Encampment, Kentucky River View Park (Open to Public)
10:00 a.m. – Lecture Session at The Grand Theatre (308 St. Clair St., Frankfort)
10:00 to 11:15 – Frank Kuron “Thus Fell Tecumseh”
11:20 to 12:00 – Harry Smith portraying Private William Greathouse
12:00 to 1:30 – Book signing (next to the theater)
1:30 to 2:30 – Glenn Stott “A Different Kind of War: An Uneasy Time
in the Thames Valley”
2:35 to 3:30 – Bonnie Strassell “Brothers at Dudley’s Defeat: A
3:35 to 4:30 – Eddie Price “Widder’s Landing: A Novel inspired by
Kentuckians’ sacrifice in the War of 1812”
4:30 to 5:00 – Summary and Conclusion Command Historian
5:00 Book signing (next to the theater)
All aspects of this event are free and open to the public – except for the Friday evening buffet dinner.
For dinner reservations, call 502-875-8687 or email email@example.com
The Kentucky Historical Society is the administrative agency for the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, an 18-member body established by the Kentucky legislature in 2010. For more information, visit the War of 1812 Bicentennial
page on the KHS website.
For more information contact Robin Antenucci at 502-875-8687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Runs through Jun 23, 2012